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Reports: CIA Selects Multiple Industry Partners for Multibillion-Dollar Commercial Cloud Enterprise IDIQ

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Amazon Web Services, Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) have been awarded spots on a potential multibillion-dollar, Commercial Cloud Enterprise indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract from the Central Intelligence Agency, Nextgov reported Friday.

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Serco Inc.’s Dave Dacquino Asks GovCon Execs to Support Transitioning Vets via Labor Dept’s Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Dave Dacquino Chairman and CEO Serco Inc.

Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc. and a previous Wash100 winner, is challenging executives in the GovCon industry to commit to providing employment opportunities for transitioning service members by participating in the Department of Labor's veteran apprenticeship pilot program.

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Dana Deasy, DoD CIO, Discusses Cloud Advancements for Critical Defense Missions

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Dana Deasy, Department of Defense (DoD) chief information officer (CIO) and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently discussed the department's initiatives to advance the cloud platforms for critical defense mission sets, FedScoop reported on Thursday. Since the DoD Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud acquisition went to court, the department pivoted to find alternative clouds for services, commands and other defense agencies with critical warfighting needs.

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Judge Grants DoD’s Request for 120-Day Remand to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

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A federal judge decided to put on hold until Aug. 17 a lawsuit filed by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) challenging the Department of Defense’s decision to award Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract, Reuters reported Saturday.

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DoD Inspector General Issues Report on Pentagon’s JEDI Contract Award Process

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The Department of Defense’s office of inspector general concluded that the awarding of the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) was consistent with federal acquisition laws and policies, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

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DoD Defends Request for 120-Day Remand to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

The Department of Defense asked a federal judge to approve its motion for a 120-day remand to reassess its decision to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Nextgov reported Monday.

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